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Living it up Pop Up Shop Success

  The initial 8 week period earmarked for the Living it Up Pop Up Shop operating in the Stornoway Town Centre came and went. Such was the demand that the doors stayed open for an additional 4 weeks bringing the events, workshops, gatherings, music, drop-ins sessions, and more, to a close in early September 2013. [...]

Living it up Pop Up Shop Success2017-11-26T10:29:34+01:00

Living it Up: Tablet (including iPad) Introduction

Resources from the beginners session held for Living it Up to introduce the local community to iPads and other tablets. Setting up your iPad What to do when you get it out of its box. Apple's iPad User Guide Link take you to the PDF document on the Apple website. Go to Section 2, Page [...]

Living it Up: Tablet (including iPad) Introduction2017-11-26T10:29:35+01:00

Project Magazine: Social Media in Projects

The February Issue of the Association for Project Management's Project Magazine features an article with contribution by Maciver Project Services' Founder Lynne Maciver. The article explores the use of social media for project managers including tools such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. The reviewers concluded some tools were more useful than others. "Our overall [...]

Project Magazine: Social Media in Projects2017-11-26T10:29:39+01:00

Project Manager Competence – Soft Skills & Behavioural Competencies overview

Behavioural Competencies are an important component of their skills and capabilities alongside technical and contextual competencies.

Project Manager Competence – Soft Skills & Behavioural Competencies overview2017-11-26T10:29:40+01:00

Social Media for Project Managers

The February issue of Project Magazine published by the Association for Project Managers features a review of social media for project managers including a review of Twitter by yours truly. Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube were among other social media tools given a test drive. The results were mixed, with some tools found to be more [...]

Social Media for Project Managers2017-11-26T10:29:41+01:00

Project Manager Competency – Planning

Planning for project managers is a technical competency that describes the process used to determine the overall project duration and when activities and events are planned to happen. To work, project planning must include: Activities and their logical dependencies Activity durations Resource requirements and availability To be competent in this area a project manager will [...]

Project Manager Competency – Planning2017-11-26T10:29:42+01:00

Building Project Manager Competence

Project Manager competence is an area where the individual and the organisation both need to accept responsibilities. Helping project managers build the skills they need to do a great job is as important as the individual taking responsibility for developing their skills and behaviours in a supported environment. Both will result in strong project management practices and project successes.

Building Project Manager Competence2017-11-26T10:29:43+01:00